David R Strong

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the Rasch model to evaluate the South Oaks Gambling Screen for use with nonpathological gamblers
    David R Strong
    Brown University and Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1465-72. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Positive reactions to tobacco predict relapse after cessation
    David R Strong
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:999-1005. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Nicotine withdrawal among adolescents with acute psychopathology: an item response analysis
    David R Strong
    Addictions Research, Butler Hospital, and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:547-57. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the continuum of gambling problems using the DSM-IV
    David R Strong
    Butler Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addiction 102:713-21. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Assessing the severity of hazardous drinking and related consequences among incarcerated women
    David R Strong
    Butler Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:907-14. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Finding order in the DSM-IV nicotine dependence syndrome: a Rasch analysis
    David R Strong
    Brown Medical School and Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:151-62. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence symptoms among adolescents with psychiatric disorders: using a Rasch model to evaluate symptom expression across time
    David R Strong
    Brown Medical School and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:557-69. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the latent structure of the MMPI-2 F(p) scale in a forensic sample: a taxometric analysis
    David R Strong
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:250-61. 2006
  9. pmc Impact of bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression on positive affect, negative affect, and urges to smoke during cessation treatment
    David R Strong
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1142-53. 2009
  10. pmc Bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression in smoking cessation
    Richard A Brown
    Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:721-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Using the Rasch model to evaluate the South Oaks Gambling Screen for use with nonpathological gamblers
    David R Strong
    Brown University and Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1465-72. 2003
    ..We discuss the implications and remaining limitations of using this shortened measure for the continuum-based assessment of gambling problems...
  2. doi request reprint Positive reactions to tobacco predict relapse after cessation
    David R Strong
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 120:999-1005. 2011
    ..22, p < .001). Individual differences in positive reactions to smoking may be important markers of neurobiological systems that promote dependence and interfere with cessation efforts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Nicotine withdrawal among adolescents with acute psychopathology: an item response analysis
    David R Strong
    Addictions Research, Butler Hospital, and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:547-57. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the continuum of gambling problems using the DSM-IV
    David R Strong
    Butler Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addiction 102:713-21. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Assessing the severity of hazardous drinking and related consequences among incarcerated women
    David R Strong
    Butler Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:907-14. 2010
    ..The expected inter-relationships among problems, symptoms and consequences, and enhanced sensitivity of combined assessments require confirmation in applied clinical settings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Finding order in the DSM-IV nicotine dependence syndrome: a Rasch analysis
    David R Strong
    Brown Medical School and Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:151-62. 2003
    ..More precise assessment of nicotine dependence would improve the predictive value of these measures and ultimately help inform nicotine dependence treatments...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence symptoms among adolescents with psychiatric disorders: using a Rasch model to evaluate symptom expression across time
    David R Strong
    Brown Medical School and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:557-69. 2007
    ..Results suggest that DSM-IV and mFTQ measures of nicotine dependence provide complementary information when assessing nicotine dependence levels among adolescents with psychiatric disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the latent structure of the MMPI-2 F(p) scale in a forensic sample: a taxometric analysis
    David R Strong
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychol Assess 18:250-61. 2006
    ..Implications and suggestions for future research are provided...
  9. pmc Impact of bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression on positive affect, negative affect, and urges to smoke during cessation treatment
    David R Strong
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:1142-53. 2009
    ..Studies of treatment-related changes in precessation affect or urges to smoke are needed to evaluate the proposed mechanisms of these treatments...
  10. pmc Bupropion and cognitive-behavioral treatment for depression in smoking cessation
    Richard A Brown
    Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:721-30. 2007
    ..An a priori test of treatment effects in smokers with these depression vulnerability factors is warranted in future clinical trials...
  11. pmc Effects on substance use outcomes in adolescents receiving motivational interviewing for smoking cessation during psychiatric hospitalization
    Richard A Brown
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 34:887-91. 2009
    ..This finding is consistent with previous studies that have shown that smoking cessation does not have a detrimental effect on substance abuse treatment outcomes among youth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Family and peer influences on tobacco use among adolescents with psychiatric disorders
    Dawn M Picotte
    Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:518-23. 2006
    ..As a result, peer and family influences strongly impact the initiation and maintenance of adolescent smoking and should be considered when designing smoking cessation interventions for adolescents with psychiatric disorders...
  13. pmc The role of negative affect in risk for early lapse among low distress tolerance smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Addict Behav 33:1394-401. 2008
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  14. pmc Association of post-treatment smoking change with future smoking and cessation efforts among adolescents with psychiatric comorbidity
    Laura MacPherson
    Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies, Providence, RI, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1297-307. 2007
    ..Findings have implications for initial post-treatment change as it relates to subsequent smoking and cessation outcomes among adolescent smokers at especially high risk for smoking persistence...
  15. pmc Distress tolerance and early smoking lapse
    Richard A Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital Brown Medical School, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:713-33. 2005
    ..Theoretical and clinical implications of distress tolerance in smoking cessation are discussed and the development of a specialized and novel behavioral distress tolerance treatment for early smoking lapsers is proposed...
  16. pmc A prospective examination of distress tolerance and early smoking lapse in adult self-quitters
    Richard A Brown
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:493-502. 2009
    ..How one reacts to the discomfort of nicotine withdrawal and quitting smoking (i.e., distress tolerance) may be a more promising avenue of investigation with important treatment implications...
  17. pmc Single versus recurrent depression history: differentiating risk factors among current US smokers
    David R Strong
    Butler Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA david
    Drug Alcohol Depend 109:90-5. 2010
    ..Approximately 15% of current US smokers have a history of recurrent MDD. Little is known about the risk factors that contribute to persistent smoking and differentiate these at-risk smokers, US...
  18. ncbi request reprint Substance use disorder characteristics and externalizing problems among inpatient adolescent smokers
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 37:391-9. 2005
    ..The results of this study point to potentially important clinical implications such as tailoring prevention and intervention efforts according to type of externalizing symptomatology and gender...
  19. pmc Distress tolerance treatment for early-lapse smokers: rationale, program description, and preliminary findings
    Richard A Brown
    Brown Medical School Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Modif 32:302-32. 2008
    ..Preliminary data from a pilot study (N = 16) are presented, and clinical implications are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Substance use and diagnostic characteristics that differentiate smoking and nonsmoking adolescents in a psychiatric setting
    Susan E Ramsey
    Brown University Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital, Division of General Internal Medicine, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:759-62. 2003
  21. doi request reprint Health risk behaviors in relation to making a smoking quit attempt among adolescents
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Behav Med 32:142-9. 2009
    ..g., fighting, drug use, and high risk sexual activity) were associated with decreased likelihood of cessation. Findings from this study may inform efforts to develop more effective smoking prevention and treatment programs for youth...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking among adolescent psychiatric inpatients: prevalence and correlates
    Susan E Ramsey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 14:149-53. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint History of major depressive disorder among smokers in cessation treatment: associations with dysfunctional attitudes and coping
    Christopher W Kahler
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 28:1033-47. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Toward efficient and comprehensive measurement of the alcohol problems continuum in college students: the brief young adult alcohol consequences questionnaire
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:1180-9. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Hostility in smokers with past major depressive disorder: relation to smoking patterns, reasons for quitting, and cessation outcomes
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:809-18. 2004
    ..Results suggest hostility may play an important role in smoking motivation and cessation outcomes among smokers with past major depression...
  26. pmc Cigarette smoking and the lifetime alcohol involvement continuum
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 93:111-20. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smokers who have difficulties quitting: the role of negative mood
    Ana M Abrantes
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, USA
    Med Health R I 89:169-71. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise for obsessive compulsive disorder
    Richard A Brown
    Butler Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:514-20. 2007
    ..Results of this study suggest that a randomized clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of this 12-week aerobic exercise intervention is warranted...
  29. pmc Linking measures of adult nicotine dependence to a common latent continuum and a comparison with adolescent patterns
    David R Strong
    Brown University, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 2906, United States david
    Drug Alcohol Depend 120:88-98. 2012
    ..Using a hierarchical item response model (IRM), we examined evidence for a common continuum underlying ND symptoms among adults and adolescents...
  30. pmc The commitment to quitting smoking scale: initial validation in a smoking cessation trial for heavy social drinkers
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G S121 5, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2420-4. 2007
    ..Results suggest that commitment is a highly relevant construct for smoking cessation, which can be reliably assessed with the Commitment to Quitting Smoking Scale and which may be an excellent target for smoking cessation treatments...
  31. pmc Linking measures of adolescent nicotine dependence to a common latent continuum
    David R Strong
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, United States david
    Drug Alcohol Depend 99:296-308. 2009
    ..Finally, we examined concurrent validity of the ND continuum and levels of current of smoking at each wave of assessment...
  32. doi request reprint Acute changes in obsessions and compulsions following moderate-intensity aerobic exercise among patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 23:923-7. 2009
    ..Results of this study point toward the promising effect of exercise for acute symptom reduction in patients with OCD...
  33. pmc Readiness to change smoking behavior in adolescents with psychiatric disorders
    Timothy R Apodaca
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Addict Behav 32:1119-30. 2007
    ..Parallels between current results and the Theory of Planned Behavior are discussed in consideration of developing more effective MI-based interventions for adolescent smokers...
  34. ncbi request reprint Item functioning of the alcohol dependence scale in a high-risk sample
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 72:183-92. 2003
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  35. ncbi request reprint Using a Rasch model to examine the utility of the South Oaks Gambling Screen across clinical and community samples
    David R Strong
    Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Addict Behav 29:465-81. 2004
    ..Recommendations for a relaxed cut score on the DSM-IV and reduced set of SOGS items are discussed...
  36. doi request reprint Efficacy of sequential use of fluoxetine for smoking cessation in elevated depressive symptom smokers
    Richard A Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:197-207. 2014
    ..Specifically, this randomized, open-label clinical trial was designed to evaluate the efficacy of three logical, real-world alternatives for providing smoking cessation treatment to smokers with elevated depressive symptoms...
  37. pmc Development and preliminary randomized controlled trial of a distress tolerance treatment for smokers with a history of early lapse
    Richard A Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:2005-15. 2013
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  38. doi request reprint Alcoholics Anonymous and hazardously drinking women returning to the community after incarceration: predictors of attendance and outcome
    Yael Chatav Schonbrun
    Butler Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:532-9. 2011
    ..Although little is known about the patterns of help utilization and efficacy for alcohol problems, preliminary evidence suggests that Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a widely available resource for this population...
  39. ncbi request reprint An item response analysis of the Alcohol Dependence Scale in treatment-seeking alcoholics
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:127-36. 2003
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  40. pmc Validation of the 30-day version of the Brief Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire for use in longitudinal studies
    Christopher W Kahler
    Brown University, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Box G S121, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:611-5. 2008
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  41. ncbi request reprint Using the Rasch model to develop a revised Gambling Attitudes and Beliefs Scale (GABS) for use with male college student gamblers
    David R Strong
    Brown University, Brown Medical School, Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 39:1013-24. 2004
    ..Use of this measure for the improvement of gambling assessment in college students is recommended...
  42. doi request reprint Physical activity and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Parkinson disease
    Ana M Abrantes
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 25:138-45. 2012
    ..Developing and tailoring exercise programs that incorporate specific preferences may result in more effective interventions for patients with PD...
  43. pmc A qualitative investigation of barriers to entry into couples' treatment for alcohol problems
    Yael Chatav Schonbrun
    Butler Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 41:399-406. 2011
    ..Although many barriers are similar to those previously identified in individual alcohol treatment, barriers unique to couples' treatment provide guidance for next directions for dissemination...
  44. pmc Evaluating symptom expression as a function of a posttraumatic stress disorder severity
    Kathleen M Palm
    Brown Medical School, Butler Hospital, United States
    J Anxiety Disord 23:27-37. 2009
    ..More precise assessment of PTSD severity may help improve the descriptive value of PTSD measures relationship to continuous measures of treatment outcomes, and ultimately inform more effective treatments...
  45. ncbi request reprint Mapping the continuum of alcohol problems in college students: a Rasch model analysis
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 18:322-33. 2004
    ..A shortened, alternative version of the YAAPST is proposed, and a norm table is provided that allows for a linking of total YAAPST scores to expected symptom expression...
  46. ncbi request reprint Development and initial validation of a 12-step participation expectancies questionnaire
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Box G BH, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:538-42. 2006
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  47. ncbi request reprint A Rasch model analysis of DSM-IV Alcohol abuse and dependence items in the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1165-75. 2006
    ..In this study, we conduct in-depth analyses of interview items used to assess alcohol abuse and dependence...
  48. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the practice patterns of forensic psychiatry experts
    Marilyn Price
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 32:250-8. 2004
    ..When subjects were asked to comment on whether they thought that gender was a factor in the selection of a forensic expert, 80 percent of the women, but only 41 percent of the men, believed that gender was a consideration...
  49. ncbi request reprint Nicotine dependence measures among adolescents with psychiatric disorders: evaluating symptom expression as a function of dependence severity
    David R Strong
    Brown University and Butler Hospital, Providence RI 02906, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 5:735-46. 2003
    ..These analyses provide us with some preliminary understanding of the severity of particular symptoms and the order in which symptoms are likely to be expressed across levels of nicotine dependence...
  50. ncbi request reprint Increased cerebrospinal fluid corticotropin-releasing factor concentrations during tryptophan depletion in healthy adults
    Audrey R Tyrka
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 56:531-4. 2004
    ..This study examined the effect of tryptophan depletion, which acutely reduces brain serotonin concentrations, on serial cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of corticotropin-releasing factor in healthy humans...
  51. pmc Bupropion efficacy for smoking cessation is influenced by the DRD2 Taq1A polymorphism: analysis of pooled data from two clinical trials
    Sean P David
    Brown University Center for Primary Care and Prevention, Primary Care Genetics and Translational Research Center, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:1251-7. 2007
    ..These data suggest that bupropion may be effective for smoking cessation only in a subgroup of smokers with the DRD2 Taq1 A2/A2 genotype...
  52. pmc Hostility and smoking cessation treatment outcome in heavy social drinkers
    Christopher W Kahler
    Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 23:67-76. 2009
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Distress tolerance and duration of past smoking cessation attempts
    Richard A Brown
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University and Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:180-5. 2002
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  54. ncbi request reprint Taxometric analysis of impression management and self-deception in college student and personnel evaluation settings
    David R Strong
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Pers Assess 78:161-75. 2002
    ..Using taxometric procedures, the mean base-rate estimates were .16 and .25 for student and personnel settings, respectively. Overall classification rates ranged from .80 to .94 for MMPI-2 IM scales in the personnel setting...
  55. ncbi request reprint Boundaries in psychotherapy supervision
    Alison M Heru
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Psychother 58:76-89. 2004
    ..This study examines the perceptions of trainees and supervisors on the boundaries of the supervisory relationship...
  56. pmc Time-invariant and time-varying predictors of depression symptoms in primary care patients
    Lisa A Uebelacker
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, and Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Pawtucket
    Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 11:322-9. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to examine correlates of depression symptoms, baseline predictors of change in depression symptoms, and time-varying predictors of depression symptoms in a primary care sample...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress tolerance and duration of most recent abstinence attempt among residential treatment-seeking substance abusers
    Stacey B Daughters
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, 20742, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 19:208-11. 2005
    ..Systematic replications including a prospective design are recommended...
  58. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of the young adult alcohol consequences questionnaire
    Jennifer P Read
    Department of Psychology, Park Hall, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:169-77. 2006
    ..The present study describes the development and initial validation of a measure designed to capture a broad range of alcohol-related consequences experienced by male and female college students...
  59. ncbi request reprint Distress tolerance as a predictor of early treatment dropout in a residential substance abuse treatment facility
    Stacey B Daughters
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:729-34. 2005
    ..There was no relationship between physical distress tolerance and early treatment dropout. Implications for future studies and treatment development or modification are discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Development of an abbreviated Social Phobia and Anxiety Inventory (SPAI) using item response theory: the SPAI-23
    Roxann Roberson-Nay
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychiatry, Richmond, VA 23298 0489, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:133-45. 2007
    ..The SPAI-23 has considerable practical benefits, including a screening of both social and agoraphobic anxiety as well as decreased assessment and scoring time...
  61. ncbi request reprint Construct validity and reliability of the College Oriented Eating Disorders Screen (COEDS)
    Jennifer M Bucceri
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Eat Behav 6:393-402. 2005
    ..The results of this study provide further support for the use of the COEDS as a measure targeting college students who possess a vulnerability to development of an eating disorder...
  62. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a behavioral measure of risk taking: the Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART)
    C W Lejuez
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 8:75-84. 2002
    ..These results indicate that the BART may be a useful tool in the assessment of risk taking...
  63. ncbi request reprint Predicting functional outcomes among college drinkers: reliability and predictive validity of the Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire
    Jennifer P Read
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Addict Behav 32:2597-610. 2007
    ..Specific YAACQ subscale scores (Impaired Control, Dependence Symptoms, Blackout Drinking) showed unique prediction of persistent drinking and academic outcomes...
  64. ncbi request reprint A taxometric analysis of the MMPI-2 Depression scales
    C Laurel Franklin
    Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Pers Assess 79:110-21. 2002
    ..Rather, these findings support previous studies finding an underlying dimensionality of depression. We discuss implications for MMPI-2 scale use and depression nosology in light of these findings...
  65. ncbi request reprint Efficiently assessing negative cognition in depression: an item response theory analysis of the Dysfunctional Attitude Scale
    Christopher G Beevers
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0187, USA
    Psychol Assess 19:199-209. 2007
    ..Taken together, the authors believe the DAS-SF1 and DAS-SF2 provide an efficient and accurate assessment of dysfunctional attitudes among depressed individuals...
  66. ncbi request reprint The relationship among negative affect, distress tolerance, and length of gambling abstinence attempt
    Stacey B Daughters
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Gambl Stud 21:363-78. 2005
    ..Immediate relapsers also were less likely to persist on the psychological stressor, suggesting that one's ability to tolerate the initial discomfort of an abstinence attempt may play an important role in gambling treatment outcome...
  67. ncbi request reprint The Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART) differentiates smokers and nonsmokers
    C W Lejuez
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 11:26-33. 2003
    ..Further, when considered in a logistic regression analysis, only the Sensation Seeking total score and the BART score contributed uniquely to the differentiation of smokers and nonsmokers...
  68. ncbi request reprint Towards a better understanding of gambling treatment failure: implications of translational research
    Stacey B Daughters
    Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 23:573-86. 2003
    ..In the current paper, we review the state of gambling treatment and suggest a framework for better understanding and ultimately reducing gambling treatment failure...